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The Untold Story of the Lower Colorado River Authority

John Williams
Format
Book
Published
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2016.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Series
River Books
River Books (Series)
ISBN
9781623493417 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781623493462 (ebook)
Contents
  • Foreword / by Andrew Sansom
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Creating LCRA
  • The era of frustration
  • False start
  • New Deal
  • Dams on the river
  • Setting up shop
  • The ultimate project
  • The day LCRA blew up a dam
  • Low cost power
  • "We have taken over"
  • Living better electrically
  • Public power's dividends
  • The winds of change
  • Energy and other crises
  • The power to make a difference
  • Water
  • Floods and droughts
  • Clean water
  • Last rights
  • Parks and recreation
  • The Highland Lakes
  • The legend of Hippie Hollow
  • The Colorado River trail
  • Epilogue: Toward the first hundred years
  • Appendix: State water regulatory agencies.
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Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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